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LaBlast Fitness kicks off tomorrow at Vitti’s Dance Studio in Danbury!
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LaBlast Fitness kicks off tomorrow at Vitti’s Dance Studio in Danbury!

LaBlast Fitness Come experience the excitement and fun of the newest dance-fitness class on Tuesday OR Thursday evenings! “LaBlast Fitness”, created by Louis Van Amstel of "Dancing with the Stars", is taught by certified instructor, Denise Nethercott, who will lead you in this partner-free, simple, low impact, safe, fun and energizing ballroom dance workout for everybody! Burn the floor with Louis Van Amstel’s great dance moves and burn some calories in the process! All you need is comfortable sneakers and some light hand weights to enjoy this workout. December, 4 weeks session on Tuesdays for $48 begins 12/6 or 5 weeks session on Thursdays for $60 begins 12/1 at Vitti’s Dance Studio, 10 Precision Road, Danbury, CT. Register online www.vittisdan...
Longtime Valley politician weighs options after loss | News, Sports, Jobs
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Longtime Valley politician weighs options after loss | News, Sports, Jobs

WARREN — After losing for the first time in his 38-year political career, Michael J. O’Brien said he is weighing job offers from the private sector and may seek elected office again. “I’m leaving my options open for the future in the public and private sector,” he said. “Being in the positions I’ve held in administration and as a legislator gives me keen insight into government. After the first of the year, we’ll see what the future holds. I’ve gotten employment offers.” He declined to specify the job offers, but said they were for agencies that are involved with government. O’Brien, 67, of Warren, couldn’t seek re-election to the Ohio House this year because of the state’s term limits law. Instead, he ran for Trumbull County commissioner, one of the pre...
Global News Hour at 6 BC: Nov. 26
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Global News Hour at 6 BC: Nov. 26

Global News Hour at 6 BC A family receives more than a thousand letters of support amid deportation issues. Reaction to the impact the delayed UBC SkyTrain extension is having on business in the neighbourhood. Reaction to the report regarding the possible Surrey police transition. Source link
Michigan health experts give tips on having a safe holiday
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Michigan health experts give tips on having a safe holiday

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - Emergency rooms and pediatric units across Michigan are seeing a surge in cases of the respiratory illness RSV as Thanksgiving Weekend approaches.Health experts said there are things you can do to protect the oldest and youngest members of your family. After spending Thanksgiving in the hospital in 2021, one mother said it’s better to be safe than sorry. It will look a little different this year for Alexa Mannor.Mannor said her 2-month-old son Kingston started acting different just before the holiday.“We weren’t really sure what was wrong with him,” Mannor recalled. “We noticed that he was breathing weird. He was really tired, he just looked really sick, so I took him to the emergency room.” It’s a good thing she did. Kingston’s oxygen levels were dropping danger...
Global News Hour at 6 BC: Nov. 19
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Global News Hour at 6 BC: Nov. 19

Global News Hour at 6 BC Reaction to the province's decision of removing self-isolation requirements for those that contract COVID-19. Three suspects have been arrested in Merritt in connection to a kidnapping. A fundraiser event for the Massy Arts Society in Vancouver. A rally was held in Vancouver in support of ongoing protests in Iran. Source link
Global News Hour at 6 BC: Nov. 13
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Global News Hour at 6 BC: Nov. 13

Global News Hour at 6 BC A woman was shot and killed by police during an incident in North Vancouver. A follow-up to Friday's rock slide where a West Vancouver police officer got injured. Reaction from a CRAB Park encampment community member on the province's new plan to get people into suitable housing with support. A report shows a gender gap with B.C. filmmakers closing. Source link
Global News Hour at 6 BC: Oct. 21
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Global News Hour at 6 BC: Oct. 21

Global News Hour at 6 BC What Global News has uncovered about the man charged with killing Burnaby RCMP Constable Shaelyn Yang. Finally, the first real rainfall in months and how it's still not enough to end the South Coast drought. David Eby's 100-day plan as premier-designate and how it all comes down to housing. Source link
UT Health RGV Cancer & Surgery Center breaks ground
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UT Health RGV Cancer & Surgery Center breaks ground

MCALLEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — UT Health RGV held a groundbreaking ceremony today for the new UT Health RGV Cancer & Surgery Center in McAllen. “What it will do is bring world-class treatment for cancers to the Valley and previously people had to go elsewhere, you’ve not been able to get that kind of treatment here,” said the president of UTRGV, Dr. Guy Bailey. Bailey said the new center is one of a kind and an important step for improving healthcare in the Valley. Dr. Michael Hocker, the dean for UTRGV School of Medicine and Senior VP for UT Health RGV, said the new center is an opportunity for healthcare, education, and research for diseases and cancers that most affect people in Valley communities. “Those would include GI cancers, liver cancers, breast canc...
Dist. 88 team focused on mental health | News, Sports, Jobs
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Dist. 88 team focused on mental health | News, Sports, Jobs

NEW ULM — The District 88 School Board received an update on mental health supports and programs. A newly formed district mental health team was form this school year. The purpose of the team is coordinate and provide mental health service to students, family and staff. Assistant Principal Troy Guentz, the team’s coordinator, said in terms of mental health, the baselines are being met, but the team is looking to close additional gaps and finding ways to accentuate the programs. District advisory committee and mental health support team member Mimi Chough said the district was looking at a three-tiered system for mental health support. The first tier was given to all students. This included promotion of positive social, emotional and behavioral skills an...
Animal Rescue Training Exercise Planned
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Animal Rescue Training Exercise Planned

Residents in the Gypsum-Kipp area can expect to see some unusual activity this weekend as agencies from all over Kansas plan to conduct a joint training exercise for themselves and their four-legged counterparts.According to Saline County, working dogs and horses are often used in search, rescue, and recovery operations, but have varying levels of comfort around one another. K-9 teams will be partnered with mounted patrol units to give these animals and their handlers the opportunity to train side-by-side in a controlled environment.“The primary goal of the training is to practice integrating K-9 resources with local first responders and demonstrate capabilities in a realistic environment before a real incident occurs,” explained Wade Waddle, canine handler and firefighter with Saline C...